Employment Opportunities

Staffing Director

The Staffing Director is responsible for managing the sourcing, vetting, and hiring for short-term field instructors positions across our international and domestic programming as well as supporting the professional network of our staff community. Learn more about the Staffing Director position and how to apply. 


Dragons instructors are exceptional educators.

The caliber of our instructors is what differentiates our programs from all others. If you are considering working gap year or summer programs with Dragons, please read the links below. If your passion, experience, and qualifications are a match for Dragons, we would love to receive your application, including three required professional references. Please note that we prioritize instructors who are available to work both summer and semester courses. All Dragons employment offers are contingent upon background check results.

Instructor Application

Note: If you submitted an instructor application between December 6, 2020 and December 16, 2020, please reach out to staffing@wheretherebedragons.com.

Dragons is committed to socially responsible travel as a tool for breaking down barriers and enhancing understanding between people and communities around the world. As such, we strive to increase diversity, equity, and inclusivity within our community of administrative staff, field instructors, student body, and in-country partners. We acknowledge that the work of international and experiential education carries inherent imbalances with regard to issues of race, class, gender, privilege and power, and we aim to nurture a community of critical self-reflection and awareness of these themes and the way they impact our work.

After applying for a position at Where There Be Dragons, we recommend that you add staffing@wheretherebedragons.com to your email contact list to avoid emails going to your spam or junk folder.


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